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File #: 21-691A    Version: 1
Type: Informational Report Status: Regular Agenda
File created: 3/31/2021 Department: Convention and Visitors Bureau
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Recommendation from the Tourist Development Council to approve the Pinellas County Tourist Development Council Bylaws.
Attachments: 1. 25_21-691A_TDC_Bylaws_protected, 2. Pinellas County Tourist Development Council Bylaws

Subject:

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Recommendation from the Tourist Development Council to approve the Pinellas County Tourist Development Council Bylaws.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval of the Pinellas County Tourist Development Council (TDC) Bylaws.

 

                     The original Bylaws were approved by the TDC on August 16, 2017, but it doesn’t appear they were presented to the Board of County Commissioners for final approval.

                     On February 17, 2021, the TDC revisited and reviewed the Bylaws and requested minor revisions.

                     On March 17, 2021, the TDC unanimously approved the Bylaws herein.

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Strategic Plan:

Foster Continual Economic Growth and Vitality
4.6 Support a vibrant community with recreation, arts, and culture to attract residents and visitors

Deliver First Class Services to the Public and Our Customers
5.3 Ensure effective and efficient delivery of county services and support

 

Summary:

Summary

The TDC Bylaws were discussed and approved by the TDC on March 17, 2021, and are being presented to the Board for approval. Previously, the Bylaws were approved by the TDC on August 16, 2017, but it appears they were not ultimately approved by the Board.

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Background Information:

As mentioned above, these Bylaws were previously reviewed and approved by the TDC, however, they were never presented to the Board for final approval. Subsequently, on February 17, 2021, the current TDC Chair presented the matter to the TDC for review and discussion, at which time minor revisions were requested including clarification of the term length, provision for a one-year term extension and changing “shall” to “will” throughout. The revised Bylaws were presented on March 17, 2021, and were unanimously approved by the TDC as submitted herein.

 

Fiscal Impact:

N/A

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Steve Hayes, Director, Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

Partners:

Tourist Development Council

 

Attachments:

Pinellas County Tourist Development Council Bylaws